BIO

Alfred E. Rutherford

Born in Delray Beach, Florida and raised in Abaco, Bahamas. Alfred is a rising star who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression. His roles are often noted for their unique blend of versatility, grace and fire.

Upon returning to the USA Alfred attended Boca Raton High School in Boca Raton Florida, Saint Peter's University in Jersey City NJ, where he received his BA in Philosophy.  Shortly after arriving in New York City, Alfred quickly secured leading roles in several short films such as "Wildflower", "The Steele Project" and the short film festival audience favorite "Swine, Liquor & White Women".

Alfred’s acclaim began to grow when he starred in the  ABFF HBO Short Film Official Selection “Popous Pane and the Kids He Loves To Hate”,  the highly appreciated feature film “Pro Black Sheep” Winner of the Berlin Black international 2010 best feature Film on matters relating to the black experience/Marginalized people, Martha’s Vineyard Best HBO Feature Film “Algeny” www.algenymovie.com and the new Romantic Comedy “Grand Gesture” nominated for 2014 Martha’s Vineyard Best HBO Feature Film.

Alfred has worked very closely with the YMCA where he also worked as a Youth Sports Coordinator running such programs as YMCA Fit Club, Leaders Club, Jr Knicks (partnership between the NY Knicks and YMCA OF Greater New York) summer camps and has served as a YMCA representative to the United Nations for Youth Development.

Today Alfred lectures on Youth Fitness and the growing obesity concern with Youth as well as being an advocate for literacy programs and fighting homelessness in underprivileged communities. Alfred is also a member of New Leaders Council where he was a part of the first graduating class of the programs history in New York City  (www.newleaderscouncil.org). Outside of Alfred’s pursuit as an entertainer, hobbies include reading, Martial Arts (Black belt Tae Kwon Do, Purple Belt Jujitsu, Boxing) and traveling.

Combining confidence, talent and charisma makes Alfred one of the most ambitious rising stars in the entertainment world today, he shines through the screen as a fresh face that delivers a spectacular performance in each and every project he performs in. Alfred currently resides in Los Angeles.